shoe·​black ˈshü-ˌblak How to pronounce shoeblack (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shoeblack was in 1751

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Cite this Entry

“Shoeblack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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